Salary: to £46,000 + excellent benefits package

Shift hours: Full Time

Job Introduction

Here at Sodexo we have a rewarding & varied permanent opportunities available for  experienced Technical Managers to be based at our Hereford Hospital site – a unique, idyllic rural hospital like no other.  You’ll be providing technical service expertise to support delivery of the Project Management and Estates Management Services. The successful candidate will be a Duty Holder, subject matter expert and technical lead for HTM disciplines.

What’s in it for you?

  • Permanent, secure role
  • Stunning environment
  • Cross collaborative stakeholder management
  • Excellent remuneration
  • A supportive team you’ll be proud to be part of 
  • Long standing PFI contract
  • Duty Holder, subject matter expert and technical lead for HTM disciplines to support delivery of the Services
  • Monitoring of employee competence and provision of feedback
  • Liaising with the Estates Maintenance Manager and Project Managers to provide technical support to ensure the Access and Lifecycle Plans
  • Identification and reporting of items requiring cyclical replacement
  • Provision of technical input
  • Ensure adherence to and enforcement of the site health and safety, quality and risk management policies and procedures
  • Ensure application of, and adherence to, Safe Systems of Work
  • Provision of business continuity and emergency response plans
  • Management of operational policies/procedures pertaining to technical disciplines
  • Monitoring and update of the risk register
  • Ensuring correct use of management systems
  • Management and maintenance of the technical library
  • Management of costs impacting on the financial performance of the Services
  • Ensuring the asset schedule of equipment is updated, and required maintenance identified to ensure continued compliance and availability.
  • Management and monitoring of specialist sub-contractors
  • Undertaking monitoring of the Services activities as required, identifying, managing and closing
  • Monitoring and review of the technical disciplines through the conduct of and participation in audits and the preparation and management of action plans
  • Provision of management and service performance information, data and analysis
  • Establishment and maintenance of effective communications
  • Attendance at meetings (project and corporate)
  • Participation in and contribution to Sodexo forums, initiatives and training
  • Participate in the on-call team rota


  • Experience within the healthcare sector in the delivery of technical services, including knowledge and experience of working to applicable HTM and HBN.
  • Duty Holder experience.
  • Relevant engineering/technical qualification and experience.
  • Articulate and confident communicator (both verbal and written), with the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Experience in managing and monitoring contractor performance.
  • Proactive and pragmatic approach to issue resolution.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to working within the changing needs of the business.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and service excellence.
  • Experience of working within complex/PFI contractual framework.


  • H&S qualification (IOSH or equivalent).

Reference: SDX/TP/RF66730/HC

Location: The County Hospital, Hereford, England